BBA in Aviation Management


Aviation Management is a unique specialization that is offered by only a few universities around the world and is tailored to meet the needs of the job market in the fast-growing aviation industry.

The BBA in Aviation Management programme is designed in line with international quality standards. The programme aims to provide high quality business education with a focus on the aviation industry. The curriculum is carefully designed to integrate core business modules with specialized major courses that focus on topics related to airline and airport management.

The following qualifications are also available as exit awards of the BBA Aviation Management programme.

  • Higher Diploma in Aviation Management (HDAM) – 3 Years
  • Diploma in Aviation Management (DAM) - 2 Years

Why enrol on this programme?

Emirates Aviation University (EAU) provides you with learning which blends classroom lectures with group activities, seminars by industry experts, and practical internship. This combination ensures that graduates are well prepared for employment in the business and aviation-related fields and are qualified to pursue graduate studies.


The BBA in Aviation Management programme, as well as the HDAM and DAM, are accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs

Career prospects

When you graduate you will be qualified to take up employment opportunities with civil aviation authorities, airports, airlines, aviation consultants and air travel agencies.

Companies that have employed our graduates include,-: Emirates Airline, Etihad Airways, Indigo Airline, Air Arabia, Aerotech Aviation, Al Ain International Aviation Academy, Palm Aviation, CAPA & dnata.

Successful completion of the BBA Aviation Management qualification also enables you to progress to Masters level studies at EAU or other academic institutions.


Four years.

Mode of delivery

Full-time, credit-hour system, and semester-based.

Course outline

A typical four-year study plan

First Year

First Semester

Ref Module
GEN 1010 English I
GEN 1030 Introduction to IT
GEN 2040 Islamic Culture
BUS 1010 Math for Business
BUS 1020 Introduction to Business

Second Semester

Ref Module
GEN 1040 Environmental Science
BUS 1015 Microeconomics
BUS 1045 Financial Accounting
BUS 2035 Introduction to Marketing
AVN 1010 Introduction to the Air Transport Industry

Second Year

First Semester

Ref Module
GEN 1080 History of Science & Technology
BUS 2015 Macroeconomics
BUS 2020 Advanced Communication Studies
BUS 2025 Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
AVN 2020 Aviation Geography
AVN 2040 Introduction to Airport Operations

Second Semester

Ref Module
BUS 2010 Statistics I
BUS 3015 Human Resource Management
AVN 2030 Introduction to Airline Operations
AVN 2050 Introduction to Air Transport Quality and Safety
AVN 2060 Air Transport Team Project
GEN*** GE Elective

Third Year

First Semester

Ref Module
GEN 3030 Research Methods
BUS 3020 Management Information Systems
BUS 3025 Introduction to Financial Management
BUS 3045 Statistics II
AVN 3010 Aircraft Design & Performance

Second Semester

Ref Module
BUS 4010 Management Accounting
AVN 3020 Strategic Airport Management
AVN 3030 Contracts and Negotiations in Air Transport
AVN 4010 Air Transport Economics
AVN **** Major Elective

Fourth Year

First Semester

Ref Module
BUS 4020 Marketing Planning
BUS 4055 Exploring Corporate Strategy
AVN 4020 Airline Management
AVN 4030 Research Project
AVN **** Major Elective

Second Semester

Ref Module
GEN 3020 Cross Cultural Studies
AVN 4050 Advanced Air Transport Quality & Safety
AVN 4060 Air Transport Management (Capstone Course)
AVN 4610 Airline Route & Fleet Planning
AVN 3040 Internship
AVN*** Major Elective

The above programme of study is for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

High School Certificate - A recognised and officially certified secondary school certificate or equivalent with a minimum 80% as a total average, between 70 – 79% will be subject to an interview.

Original certificate for either TOEFL Paper Based (500); or TOEFL CBT (173); or TOEFL IBT (61); or IELTS (5) or PTE Academic (36).

For any further information regarding specific qualifications, please contact the Admissions Office on +9714 6050122/174.


Application Fee* Registration Fee* Tuition Fees
N/A AED 2,500 AED 70,200 Per Year


How to Apply

For information on how to apply for a course at Emirates Aviation University, see our Admissions Guide.

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